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Steven Stamkos on the subway and other bizarre phone interviews

Steven Stamkos on the subway and other bizarre phone interviews

thehockeynews.com Updated 17 hours ago
Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos is on the cover of the latest issue of The Hockey News. I was tasked with getting ‘Stammer’ on the phone for the article, which also included interviews with teammates, family and others who know the captain.…
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  • NHL Network-US announces preseason schedule

    NHL Network-US announces preseason schedule

    NHL.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)
    NEW YORK / TORONTO -- NHL Network™-U.S. will begin its 2014-15 preseason broadcast schedule with the Buffalo Sabres-Washington Capitals game on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Highlighted by rivalries, doubleheaders, player debuts, the Sept. 24...
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  • Buffalo Sabres regroup with new players after setting franchise…

    Buffalo Sabres regroup with new players after setting franchise record for losses

    thehockeynews.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)
    Buffalo Sabres regroup with new players after setting franchise record for losses
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  • 10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were re…

    10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolved

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)
    Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…
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  • Scouting reports from Traverse City, part one

    Scouting reports from Traverse City, part one

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)
    The annual Traverse City prospects tournament is in the books for another year and this time, Columbus came out on top despite losing 2014 first-rounder Sonny Milano in the first game. Despite boasting some of the biggest names in the tournament, the Sa…
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  • The Montreal Canadiens won’t have a captain this year – will P.…

    The Montreal Canadiens won’t have a captain this year – will P.K. Subban get it next year?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (5 days ago)
    Ever since Brian Gionta signed with the Buffalo Sabres, there has been plenty of speculation on who would be the next captain of the Montreal Canadiens. Would it be Max Pacioretty? Andrei Markov? Tomas Plekanec? Or how about Norris winner and face of th…
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  • Maple Leafs extend tryout to Tallinder, Mikkelson

    Maple Leafs extend tryout to Tallinder, Mikkelson

    NHL.com Sep 11
    The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defensemen Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to professional tryout contracts, the team announced Thursday. Tallinder is a veteran of 678 NHL games who played last season with the Buffalo Sabres, the tea...
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  • Sabres owner Pegula agrees to buy NFL's Bills

    Sabres owner Pegula agrees to buy NFL's Bills

    Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has reached an agreement to buy the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. "Kim and I are humbled and honored that the Wilson family has chosen us to be the second owner of the Buffalo Bills," Pegula said in a statement Tue...
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  • Max Afinogenov would like to have this one back (Video)

    Max Afinogenov would like to have this one back (Video)

    yahoo.com Sep 9
    The phrase “adding insult to injury” comes to mind after viewing this clip from the KHL; because although Max Afinogenov wasn’t literally injured, we imagine his pride might have been. Afinogenov, the 35-year-old inexplicable member of the Buffalo Sabre…
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  • Sabres owners reach agreement to buy Bills

    Sabres owners reach agreement to buy Bills

    ESPN.com Sep 9
    Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reached a sale agreement with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, the team announced.
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  • Sources: Sabres' owner nears Bills purchase

    Sources: Sabres' owner nears Bills purchase

    ESPN.com Sep 8
    At least three ownership groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, submitted formal bids to buy the Buffalo Bills on Monday.
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  • Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & …

    Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & Marc Methot?

    Contract talks between the Ottawa Senators and defenseman Marc Methot have apparently reached a stalemate. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports Methot, whose current annual cap hit is $3 million, is believed to be seeking a deal comparable to Brooks …
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  • The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasons

    Even the best players in the world can have slumps and it’s not fun when it happens to your favorite. But with every fresh campaign there is hope for renewal and as we approach the 2014-15 installment of NHL hockey, some players may be a little more eag…
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  • Ville Leino invited to training camp by Boston Bruins

    Ville Leino invited to training camp by Boston Bruins

    Ville Leino’s six-year, $27 million contract would have three more seasons remaining had he not been bought out by the Sabres in June. In three seasons in Buffalo, he recorded 46 points in 137 games. In his contract year in Philadelphia prior moving to …
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  • THN’s 2014-15 NHL season preview: Buffalo Sabres

    THN’s 2014-15 NHL season preview: Buffalo Sabres

    2013-14 record: 21-51-10, 16th in East, 30th overall Acquisitions: Andre Benoit, Tyson Strachan, Andrej Meszaros, Josh Gorges, Brian Gionta, Cody McCormick, Matt Moulson Departures: Matt D’Agostini, John Scott, Kevin Porter, Cory Conacher, Christian Ehr…
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  • Buffalo Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta helps disabled man in need

    Buffalo Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta helps disabled man in need

    Rick Jarosz is a 42-year-old single dad raising his 11-year-old son in a suburb of Buffalo. He’s an upstanding member of the community and volunteers with the local school to help teach kids to read. Seventeen years ago, Jarosz was injured in a forklift…
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  • Chris Stewart on Sabres season: “Tanking is not in my DNA”

    Chris Stewart on Sabres season: “Tanking is not in my DNA”

    It’s hard not to think of Chris Stewart’s 2013-14 season as a slow, smothering banishment. He entered the season with St. Louis as its reigning top scorer, but that feels like an eternity ago. He struggled to find his consistency and fell as far as the …
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  • Connor McDavid admits he’s contemplated life in Buffalo

    Connor McDavid admits he’s contemplated life in Buffalo

    yahoo.com Aug 21
    There’s going to be a junior hockey team playing at First Niagara Center on Oct. 22. And while this might seem like a reasonable commentary on the state of the Buffalo Sabres, we’re actually talking about the Niagara IceDogs vs. the Connor McDavids, er,…
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  • Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to pl…

    Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to player personnel director role

    Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to player personnel director role
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  • NHL changes draft lottery rules, punishes worst teams

    NHL changes draft lottery rules, punishes worst teams

    yahoo.com Aug 20
    Tim Murray isn’t going to like this. The Buffalo Sabres general manager already registered his dissatisfaction with the NHL’s changes to its draft lottery, which were approved by the Board of Governors earlier this year. The issue? The immediacy: They w…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Buffalo Sabres Edition

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Buffalo Sabres Edition

    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Video - Eastern Conference Risers And Fallers 07:40

    Eastern Conference Risers And Fallers

    Sep 16
    Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun, Katie Strang and Craig Custance look at the teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference that improved in the offseason, and those that are starting to slide backward.
  • Video - Ownership Choice Excites Bills Fans 01:44

    Ownership Choice Excites Bills Fans

    Sep 9
    ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses the news that Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have reached a tentative agreement to buy the Bills.
  • Video - Pegula Reaches Agreement To Buy Bills 01:17

    Pegula Reaches Agreement To Buy Bills

    Sep 9
    ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth discusses the news that Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has reached a tentative agreement to buy the Bills.
  • Video - Report: Bid For Bills Tops A Billion 02:33

    Report: Bid For Bills Tops A Billion

    Jul 30
    ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses the report that Terry Pegula's bid for the team was over $1 billion.

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